The week in design

Our most-read stories of the week


1. Coca-Cola is launching a new milk brand Fairlife, which will cost twice the amount of standard milk.


2. What does it take to be a successful freelance designer? We talk to UK Freelancer of the Year Rebecca Shipham to find out.

3. Colgate is launching a new identity developed by The Partners, which features a new typeface created by Fontsmith.

Our most popular Tweet of the week

Our favourite Tweets of the week

Image of the week

We love these moving gif images from photographer Chris O’Donovan.

Quote of the week


“When I was in Italy before we even put pen to paper we were sitting down in front of the guy with the machine being lectured. And there were no inhibitions from him about who was the boss – he was telling us how our designs were going to be.” Former Habitat and John Lewis design chief Theo Williams offers his perspective on the design process.

Our favourite website


This interactive Hobbit film website, developed with Google, is pretty epic.

Design stories in the national press

Spanish football club Valencia has ditched a new version of its bat logo following opposition from Batman publisher DC Comics. The Guardian has more.

A New York design business called Uber is being inundated with angry phone calls about the taxi app of the same name, according to the New York Post.

The Great Interior Design Challenge, hosted by Tom Dyckhoff is back for a second series on the BBC.

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